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By Blair Qualey Each year, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services conducts public consultations to inform the provincial budget preparation process. This annual opportunity provides an effective platform for individuals, advocacy groups and associations to address taxation and finance-related matters with our provincially elected MLA’s. BC’s New Car Dealers consider this an […]

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By Blair Qualey Ahh, the Canada Day weekend – that time of year when families from coast to coast celebrate everything that makes this country the best place on earth. For many British Columbians, the holiday weekend will involve driving to visit family, enjoying fireworks or embarking on the first road trip of the summer. […]

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Published from CADA June 25th, 2019 CADA has officially revealed the names of the 2019 CADA Laureate winners: Jamie Massie of Georgian Chevrolet Buick GMC in Barrie, Ont., is the Ambassador Laureate; Aziz Ahamed of Destination Auto Group, Burnaby, B.C., is the Business Innovator Laureate; and Charles Saillant of Ste-Foy Toyota, Québec, Que., rounds out […]

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For Immediate Release June 22, 2019 VICTORIA With British Columbians eager to get behind the wheel of a clean energy vehicle (CEV), the government is releasing another $26.5 million and making changes to its popular CEVforBC rebate program to meet ongoing demand. “With federal and provincial rebates now in place, switching to an electric vehicle […]

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By Blair Qualey International Research firm, Bloomberg NEF, recently released its annual Electric Vehicle Outlook, a yearly forecast of how electrification and shared mobility will impact transportation and automobile sales patterns over the next two decades. Not surprisingly, the report suggests the way in which people and goods move is set to change dramatically due […]

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Post Media Column – June 14, 2019 The auto industry has long been considered a male dominated industry. In fact, a 2016 study by Catalyst Research found women accounted for about 20 percent of the auto vehicle manufacturing workforce in Canada, with less than 14 percent of those holding jobs related to auto repair and […]

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By Blair Qualey Welcome to the time of year that many British Columbians eagerly await; sunny, warm conditions that translate into beach weather and enjoyment of the great outdoors. However, the onset of great weather also brings some inherent cautions. It’s no secret that forest fires have become an increasing cause for alarm in many […]

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By Blair Qualey Published in Postmedia Unless you are living under a rock or happen to drive an electric vehicle (EV), you have likely experienced some measure of shock and exasperation at the gas pump in the last several weeks, as we encounter record-high gasoline prices in BC. As I put pen to paper for […]

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By Blair Qualey Published by Postmedia Spring cleaning is an annual ritual in many households and the same principle should also apply to your vehicle. After a winter in which your car or truck may still be carrying the lingering effects of salt and sand, both can damage its finish and encourage corrosion if they […]

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Click to view the 2019 Auction website. B.C.’s New Car Dealers have been helping Special Olympics BC change lives through the power of sport for 35 years. The 2018 New Car Dealers Foundation / Special Olympics BC Auction raised $182,000, bringing the three-decade total to more than $4.9 million in support of SOBC and the work of […]

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